Beach & Island Destinations
With longest coastline at its disposal India is home to some of the best beaches in the world such as exotic beaches of Goa, beautiful beaches of Kerala , Lakshadweep island and Andman and Nicobar Islands. These beaches offer everything from rejuvenation to sun bathing, from parties to adventure water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling, Catamaran, canoeing.
Calangute Beach Goa
Calangute is one of the most famous beach of Goa, located in north Goa and largest one among all. Calangute and Baga Beaches are two close beaches and visited by thousands of international and domestic tourists. Ocean water sports like Parasailing,snake Boats,sailing and windsurfing are one of the best way to enjoy at Calangute Beach. Beaches of Goa are well famous for its excellent nightlife,full-moon parties and awesome cuisines. Other most popular beaches in Goa are Anjuna, Palolem Beach,Candolim Beach and sinquerim beach.
Kovalam Beach, Kerala
Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favourite haunt of tourists, especially Europeans, since the 1930s. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse. Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising are some of them.
Marina Beach, Chennai
The most popular Marina Beach of Chennai is a 13 km long an urban beach along with the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu. Marina Beach is the longest urban beach of the country and second longest in the world. Marina Beach of Coromandel coast is one of the major tourist attraction of the city and famous for its food stalls, shops, memorials and statues, morning walk and mainly as lovers point.
Radhanagar Beach (Havelock Island), Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Radhanagar is Without a doubt the most famous beach in the Andaman Islands. This place sees a lot of tourists. It truly is an unforgettable curve of white sand with perfectly coloured blue waters, all lined by lush forest and palm tress. It is easy to enjoy this postcard perfect beach – lie down and marvel at the sunset, or go in for a quick swim. It has become as the most sought destinations for Honeymooners.
Agatti Island, Lakshadweep
The Quiet and uninhabited beaches of lakshadweep are known as the best Swimming beaches in the world. Agatti is a 5.6 km long island along with the coral atoll and famous for its Sparkling water, turquiose blue lagoons, silvery beaches, lush green coconut palms, coral fishes and coral reefs. It is one of world's most spectacular tropical islands untouched by the tourist rush. Agatti Islands beaches are one of the best place for water sports such as scuba diving,snorkeling and kayaking.
Varkala Beach, Kerala
The Papanasam beach (also called as Varkala beach), which is ten kilometers away from Varkala, is renowned for the natural spring. It is considered to have medicinal and curative properties. A dip in the holy waters at this beach is believed to purge the body of impurities and the soul of all sins; hence the name 'Papanasam beach'. Varkala beach is the only place in southern Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea. The evening views of the sunset are worth lingering over. The famous Sree Janardhana Swami Temple is situated near the Beach. There are several small restaurants and snack shops near and around Papasnanam beach, which attracts the maximum visitors both for leisure as well as for religious reasons.
Promenade beach, Puducherry
The Promenade Beach is the popular stretch of beachfront in the city of Puducherry, along the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the major tourist attraction. Beach road run along with the Promenade Beach and several landmarks are situated along with the road Heritage Town hall, Dupleix and Statue of Mahatma Gandhi.